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Dave, Shelly & Chainsaw Exit 100.7 KFM-BFM San Diego

TEGNA Rock “100.7 KFM-BFM” KFMB-FM San Diego announced on over the weekend that it has been unable to come to terms with Dave Rickards and Cookie ‘Chainsaw’ Randolph on new contracts and have pulled the plug on the Dave, Shelly and Chainsaw morning show immediately. The contracts of the three hosts were set to expire at the end of the month, but Shelly Dunn announced last week that she would exit the show and retire on Friday, July 27. With the move by the station the final show by the trio aired on Thursday. General Manager Alberto Mier y Teran made the following statement regarding the move to cut ties with the station’s morning show of the past eight years: After extensive negotiations and a generous offer to the DSC team, we were unfortunately unable to re...[Read More]

People Moves 7/16: Shelly Dunn To Retire From DSC

While Dave Rickards and Cookie ‘Chainsaw’ Randolph are still negotiating their future, The S in the DSC Morning Show at TEGNA Rock “100.7 KFM-BFM” KFMB-FM San Diego is calling it a career. Shelly Dunn will exit the show on Friday, July 27 after 28 years with the show. Dunn began her career at KATT Oklahoma City and also worked in Dallas and Phoenix where she met Randolph and went with him to San Diego. She also voicetracks middays at Alpha Media Rock 93.7 KCLB Palm Springs. Mike Kruz is moving from middays at Cox Media Group CHR “Hits 97.3” WFLC Miami to afternoons at sister AC “Easy 93.1” WFEZ. Jeanne Ashley, who has served as Music Director and afternoon host since 2012 has exited the station. Carey Edwards has been named Program Director and Morning Host at Redwo...[Read More]

People Moves 4/5: Rob Morris Exits Entercom Miami

Just weeks after losing the Program Director duties at “99.9 Kiss Country” WKIS-FM Boca Raton/Miami, Rob Morris has exited Entercom Miami completely. Morris had served as Vice President of Programming and Program Director of CHR “Power 96” 96.5 WPOW-FM since December 2014. Morris is best known for his seventeen year run programming iHeartMedia CHR 101.3 KDWB Minneapolis and later programmed for CBS Radio in Minneapolis and Tampa before heading to Miami. Tegna Rock “100.7 KFM-BFM” KFMB-FM San Diego is moving Program Director/Evening host Mike Vasquez to afternoons where he will join current host Mikey Esparza for the newly renamed “Mikey & V Show”. Esparza, who previously hosted nights and mornings at “Rock 105.3” KIOZ and mornings at Alt...[Read More]

Garett Michaels Promoted To Director of Rock Programming For SDLocal

Just weeks after joining SDLocal as Program Director for 100.7 KFMB-FM San Diego, Garett Michaels has been promoted to Director of Rock Programming. The new position will add oversight of Alternative “91X” 91.1 XETRA-FM in addition to his duties at newly launched “100.7 KFM-BFM“. Current 91X Program Director Mike Halloran will report to Michaels. The pair previously worked together during Michaels’ ten year stint programming “FM 94.9” KBZT San Diego. SDLocal, operator of five San Diego radio stations including 91X (XTRA-FM), and 100.7 KFM-BFM has named Garett Michaels as “Director of Rock Programming.” He will continue his duties as Program Director of 100.7 KFM-BFM, as well as his afternoon air shift on the station. The move will allow...[Read More]

Jack Gives Way To KFM-BFM San Diego

After nine days of stunting, 100.7 KFMB-FM San Diego debuted their new identity a little after 10:00am this morning as Classic Rock “100.7 KFM-BFM“. Positioning as “We Play Whatever. Whenever” the station is trying to revert to its original broad playlist during its early Jack run with a library better suited to match its morning show. The new name is a play on how the station used to identify its call letters during its CHR “B100” iteration from the 70’s through early 90’s. Morning hosts “The DSC” Dave, Shelley and Chainsaw and middayer Sara remain in place. Original Report 12/26: SDLocal’s “100.7 Jack-FM” KFMB-FM San Diego has dropped its branding after over a decade and is running a daily stunt format through ...[Read More]

Garrett Michaels Named PD Of KFMB-FM San Diego; Format Change Hinted

SDLocal, the operating partnership of Local Media San Diego and KFMB Stations, has named Garrett Michaels as Program Director for Hot AC “100.7 Jack-FM” KFMB-FM. Michaels returns to the market where he spent a decade as PD of Alternative “91X” XETRA-FM. He most recently programmed Alternative “107.7 The End” KNDD Seattle and also worked at defunct “Y100” WPLY Philadelphia and “96.3 The Planet” WPLT Detroit. The bigger story may be one left on the last line of the press release where General Manager Greg Wolfson teases a new format for KFMB-FM, which is currently playing Christmas Music for the holiday season. Veteran radio programmer and air personality Garett Michaels is named Program Director at Hot AC KFMB-FM/San Diego. Michael...[Read More]

Local Media San Diego & KFMB Stations To Combine Operations

Local Media San Diego and Midwest Television’s KFMB Stations are combining operations. The new SDLocal will bring together Local Media San Diego’s CHR “Z90.3” XHTZ, Alternative “91X” 91.1 XETRA-FM, and Rhythmic Oldies “Magic 92.5” XHRM with Midwest Television’s News/Talk 760 KFMB and Hot AC “100.7 Jack-FM” KFMB-FM under a Joint Operating Agreement. All stations will retain their existing ownership and KFMB-TV is not included in the combined operation. We’re excited to finalize this agreement with the KFMB Stations’ radio group,” said Gregg Wolfson, VP/GM of Local Media San Diego. “With both organizations focused exclusively on the San Diego market, this partnership gives us the resources to deliver ev...[Read More]

DSC & RAD Extend Contracts

A pair of long-established California morning shows have renewed their contracts to remain at their current stations. In San Diego, Dave Rickards, Shelley Dunn and Cookie “Chainsaw” Randolph have agreed to remain at Midwest TV’s Hot AC “100.7 Jack-FM” KFMB-FM for four more years. “The DSC” joined KFMB-FM in 2010 after an 18 year run at Clear Channel’s KIOZ. Up in Sacramento, Rob, Arnie and Dawn will remain with Entercom’s “98 Rock” 98.5 KRXQ for five more years after a flirtation with Clear Channel that led to legal actions by Entercom. After agreeing to terms with Clear Channel to move the show to an undisclosed station in Sacramento, Entercom filed suit requesting a temporary restraining order claiming that show owner Will...[Read More]

Local Radio Behind A Paywall

Midwest TV Variety Hits “100.7 Jack-FM” KFMB-FM San Diego has joined the growing list of stations placing a regional geoblock on their online stream. Whereas Mount Wilson FM’s “Go Country 105” KKGO-FM Los Angeles can be heard anywhere in the State of California, KFMB is limiting its streaming to IP’s in the San Diego market. The move comes as more stations bring their on-air and online commercial content together to avoid being listed separately in the ratings. A new Arbitron policy went into effect with the July PPM monthly that combines the data as long as both the on-air and streaming content are a 100% simulcast in the home market of the station. As stations won’t make money on out of market listeners some no longer see the need to make their s...[Read More]